Name of Body:  City Council
Tentative Agenda for the Meeting of:  June 15, 2015
Meeting Begins:  7:00 P.M.
Location:  City Hall Council Chambers

Documents are Adobe PDF files. Agenda

A.       Acceptance of Minutes

B.       Communications from City Manager

C.       Petitions and Communications

Attendance Reports
Library Advisory Board
South Portland Housing Authority

Minutes
Economic Development Committee 04-29-15 and 05-20-15
Energy & Recycling Committee 04-15-15

Department Reports
Building Permits – April
General Assistance – March
Occupancy Certificates – May
Planning & Development Report – April
Plumbing Permits - April

D.      Appointment Calendar

1.   ORDER #35-14/15– Board of Assessment Review, District Five (Fox), for an unexpired term which expires on 12/31/16. Postponed since 10/20/14.  Passage requires majority vote.

2.   ORDER #86-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District Two (Smith), for an unexpired term which expires on 11/20/17. Postponed since 02/18/15. Passage requires majority vote.

3.   ORDER #89-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Three (Linscott), for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/19. Postponed since 03/02/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

4.   ORDER #108-14/15 – Planning Board, District Three (Linscott), appointing Isaac J. Misiuk for a term which expires on 04/01/18. Postponed since 04/06/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

5.   ORDER #114-14/15 – Conservation Commission, District One (Morgan), for an unexpired term which expires on 3/3/18. Postponed since 4/22/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

6.   ORDER #121-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District One (Morgan), for a term which expires on 05/05/18.  Postponed since 5/4/15. Passage requires majority vote.

7.   ORDER #123-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Two (Smith), appointing Todd Erickson for a term which expires on 05/05/18.  Postponed since 5/4/15. Passage requires majority vote.

8.   ORDER #126-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Two (Smith), appointing Caroline Hendry for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/20. Postponed since 5/4/15. Passage requires majority vote.

9.   ORDER #134-14/15 – Board of Appeals, District Three (Linscott), appointing Ryan Cyr for an unexpired term which expires on 7/23/17.  Postponed on 6/1/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

10.   ORDER #136-14/15 – Energy & Recycling Committee, District Four (Cohen), appointing Patrick Cyr for an unexpired term which expires on 05/05/16.  Postponed on 6/1/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

11.   ORDER #137-14/15 – Civil Service Commission, District Five (Fox), appointing Phillip LaRou for an unexpired term which expires on 03/01/16. Postponed on 6/1/15.  Passage requires majority vote.

12.   ORDER #143-14/15 – Planning Board, District Four (Cohen), appointing Kevin Carr for a term which expires on 04/01/17. Passage requires majority vote.

E.       Consent Calendar

13.   STREET CLOSURE – Philip Moss of 7 Bay View Avenue is requesting the closure of Bay View Avenue from 33 Bay View Ave. to Bellevue Ave. for a neighborhood block party.  The block party is scheduled for September 12, 2015 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with a raindate of September 13, 2015.

F.       Citizen Discussion (First Part)

G.      Public Hearings and Action

H.      Action on Old and New Business

14.   ORDER #144-14/15 – Accepting miscellaneous donations. Passage requires majority vote.

15.   ORDER#145-14/15 – Award of Bid 31-15 to Yankee Ford,  of South Portland, ME, for the purchase of a one ton truck for the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department.  Passage requires majority vote.

16.   ORDER #146-14/15 - Authorizing the City Manager to sign a collective bargaining agreement with the South Portland Fire Command Officers for the period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2018.  Passage requires majority vote.

17.   RESOLVE #23-14/15 – Approving the FY 2016 Appropriation Resolve.  Passage requires majority vote.

18.   ORDER #147-14/15 – Authorizing a 2% percent cost of living adjustment for non-union municipal employees.  Passage requires majority vote.

19.   ORDER #148-14/15- Authorizing the Finance Director to accept prepayment of FY 2016 property taxes. Passage requires majority vote.

20.   ORDER #149-14/15 - Authorizing the Finance Director to release city interest in any real estate in the City of South Portland by quitclaim deed. Passage requires majority vote.

21.   ORDER #150-14/15 – Setting the street opening fees for FY 2016.  Passage requires majority vote.

22.   ORDER #151-14/15 – Setting the sewer user fees for Fiscal Year 2016. Passage requires majority vote.

23.   RESOLVE #24-14/15 – Transferring $200,000 from unassigned fund balance to the “Clear Skies Ordinance Legal Defense Fund” within the Litigation‑Legal Reserve Fund and appropriating said amount as well as donations received to date for litigation defense costs.  Passage requires majority vote.

24.   RESOLVE #25-14/15 – Approving an Appropriation Transfer Resolve for FY 2015 Police Contracts and Bus Service wage adjustments.  Passage requires majority vote.

I.        Citizen Discussion (Second Part)

J.       Councilor’s Round Robin

K.      Executive Session

Note: Items may be added to or deleted from the tentative agenda.  Copies of amended agenda may be obtained from the City Clerk.  Amendments, if any, appear on attachments to the tentative agenda.

In the event the Council determines that it may not reach all agenda items by 11:00 P.M., it may postpone some items to a subsequent meeting.  Postponement is not required, and the Council may take up agenda items after 11:00 P.M.  Any items postponed to the next meeting will normally be scheduled ahead of subsequently scheduled agenda items.